Tall Case Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1770-1780

GUSN

GUSN-51884

Description

Plinth base; quarter columns with brass fittings; arched pediment; inlaid fans; stringing on doors; upper columns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tall case clocks
timepieces
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
veneering
Federal
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Maple
Pine
Veneered
Inlaid
Federal
CLOCK, TALL CASE

Inscription

Pencil and chalk inside door and inside back: ""1 5/8"" Inscription on case in chalk: ""October 10, 18--"" Works inscribed on face: ""Benjn Willard/ Roxbury/ No. 232""

People and Organizations

Charles W. Kennard & Co.

Maker

Willard, Benjamin (Clockmaker)

Location of Origin

Roxbury, MA, USA

Dimensions

88 3/8 x 20 x 10 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1953.65

Places

Massachusetts (United States)